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WelcomeToni Lopopolo Literary Management was founded in 1991 by Toni Lopopolo who boasts an impressive 30+ years  in the book publishing business.  This former executive editor at Macmillan and then St. Martin’s Press,   combines her many years  in publishing  with her unique editing skills to provide a full service literary agency  to new and seasoned authors.

Toni Lopopolo Literary Management partners with authors for the duration of their literary careers and includes development of fiction projects, creation of nonfiction book proposals, and editing when needed.  Toni has helped bring many first-time and published authors to print including Sol Stein, Lee Silber, Lillian Glass, Steve Duno, Nancy Baer, Flo Fitzgerald, Judith Smith-Levin, Howard Olgin, Jeanette BakerLarry Seeley, Shelly Lowenkopf, Robin Winter, Ehrich Van Lowe, Manuel Ramos, and many others. Publishers include St. Martin’s Press, Simon and Schuster, Crown, Dell, HarperCollins, Kensington, and many others.

"Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us." -- Paul Theroux, novelist (b. 1941)Toni Lopopolo Literary Management provides a high level of service by limiting the number of clients represented but always searching for select new talent and established authors who seek a more personalized relationship with an agent.

tea with toni writers workshops with toni lopopoloFor writers seeking workshops, read more about Toni’s Fiction Boot Camp.

To book a lecture, read more about Toni’s popular seminar entitled “The Ten Most Common Mistakes First Novelist Make.”

NewsIn the news…

Check out my new client Sheila P. Martin on Facebook.

Desperado by Manuel Ramos is a finalist for a Colorado Book Award in the Mystery category.

Read a sample from Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out at Night by Shelly Lowenkopf

Kathleen O’Donnell‘s Last Day for Rob Rhino is a finalist for the Indy Book of the Year from Foreward reviews.

Charles Harper Webb‘s review of Shelly Lowenkopf‘s upcoming short story collection: “Shelly Lowenkopf’s short stories breathe gusts of fresh air into the often stuffy literary atmosphere. Witty, urbane, sharply observed, insightful, mordant yet poignant and absolutely entertaining, these stories touch the funny bone as well as the heart. Readers have had to wait too long for this collection. Grab it now.”

Manuel Ramos selected as one of the “100 Colorado Creatives.”

Susan Finlay’s interview with Renni Browne, Co-Author of Self-Editing For Fiction Writers

Client author Kathleen O’Donnell on Literary Gumbo TV.

“Chan has crafted a fast-paced, complicated thriller that is not short on twists.” – Kirkus Reviews on Lying in Wait by Robert N. Chan

"Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use." -- Charles Schulz, cartoonist (1922-2000)Read the first three chapters of Last Day for Rob Rhino Kathleen O’Donnell’s debut novel from Damnation Books. Ebook available July 1, paperback August 1, 2013.

Read Susan Finlay’s interview with author Robin Winter.

Listen to Manuel Ramos interviewed by Steve Chavis on KUVO in Denver

Read Susan Finlay’s interview with Editor, Teacher, Author Shelly Lowenkopf.

Shelly Lowenkopf‘s b"Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon one can neither resist nor understand." -- George Orwell ook The Fiction Writer’s Handbook: The Definitive Guide to McGuffins, Red Herrings, Shaggy Dogs, and Other Literary Revelations from a Master received a review in Library Journal.

Interview With Literary Agent Toni Lopopolo on BookMarketingBuzzBlog. Click here to read more.

Toni Lopopolo and Shelly Lowenkopf speak about their Bootcamp Intensive with former student, Tim Malone.  Click here to view video.

Literary Gumbo Interviews Toni Lopopolo.  Click here to view video.